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METRONET: Lakelands Business Case

Funding Program:National Rail Program
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Rail
Estimated Project Cost:$2,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$2,000,000
Local Council/Shire:City of Mandurah
State:WA
Corridor:Perth Urban

Project Description

The project consists of a new station in Lakelands on the existing Mandurah Line. Currently there is a 23 kilometre gap between the Warnbro and Mandurah Stations.

Some planning work has been undertaken to accommodate the recent growth in the Golden Bay, Karnup and Lakelands area.

New and upgraded stations as part of METRONET will also consider development opportunities in communities and improve bus and transfer facilities for commuters.

Benefits

Integrated and effective public transport

  • Ensure forecast population-driven increases in travel demand are met.

Change travel behaviours and decrease private vehicle use

  • Improving transport network resilience by providing alternative options.

Improve housing diversity

  • Support growth of vibrant urban centres through integrated transport and land use planning.

http://www.metronet.wa.gov.au/

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Project details last updated: 8/05/2018